The sustained winter rainfall has seen dam levels in the Western Cape continue to rise.
Umbrellas are back in demand in the Western Cape where recent rains have seen average dam levels in the province rise to above 30% for the first time in months.
Water levels in Western Cape dams continue to rise but authorities warn that the drought is far from over.
Despite recent heavy rain in the Western Cape, the province’s farmer association has warned that the industry is not yet out of the woods.
The dams are almost empty‚ most people don’t bath‚ and even the mayor struggles to hold on to her job – but central Cape Town is still the place to be‚ according to the annual State of Cape Town Central City Report.
Water usage in Cape Town surged 6.7% over the past week even as storage in dams supplying the city barely increased.
There has been a slight increase in South Africa’s dam levels after light rains were experienced across the country this week.
The City of Cape Town has attributed the drop in dam levels in the past week partly to hot weather and winds.